Raunchy Jennifer Lawrence Flick Drops to #2 on Netflix as New Emily Blunt Drama Takes the Top Spot

They're both worth the watch

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Step aside, Jennifer Lawrence. There’s a brand-new leading lady on Netflix

This week, Emily Blunt’s new movie, Pain Hustlers, officially dethroned Lawrence’s No Hard Feelings as the most popular film on Netflix. No Hard Feelings previously held the top spot, and it has since been replaced by Pain Hustlers

While one is a drama and one is a rom-com, the films do have some similarities. Not only do they both star award-winning actresses, but they also feature all-star ensemble casts.

Let’s start with Pain Hustlers, shall we? The drama focuses on a single mom named Liza Drake (Blunt), who’s trying to make ends meet after losing her job. When she meets a charming pharmaceutical sales rep, Pete Brenner (Chris Evans), she agrees to work for his company. Before long, the business starts to fail, and Liza is forced to take questionable measures.

Other cast members include Catherine O’Hara (Schitt’s Creek), Andy García (Father of the Bride), Brian d'Arcy (The Cathedral), Jay Duplass (Togetherness) and Hillary Harley (The Vampire Diaries). Pain Hustlers is directed by Harry Potter mastermind, David Yates.

Next, there’s No Hard Feelings, which has held a spot on Netflix’s top-rated list ever since it hit Netflix on October 22. The rom-com follows a young woman named Maddie (Lawrence), who is struggling to make ends meet. Right on cue, she discovers a job listing posted by two wealthy parents, who are willing to pay anyone who will date their socially awkward 19-year-old son, Percy (Andrew Barth Feldman).

Directed by Gene Stupnitsky (Bad Teacher), No Hard Feelings also stars as Matthew Broderick (Ferris Bueller's Day Off, The Cable Guy), Laura Benanti (Younger), Natalie Morales (Dead to Me) and Hasan Minhaj (Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj).

Pick your poison. 

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Greta Heggeness is a California-based editor at PureWow and has been writing about entertainment since 2015. She covers everything from awards shows to exclusive celebrity...